NPR Why Black Mothers Die A look at why black moms die at a higher rate than white moms, despite status and resources....
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 1, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / /
Human Error in Volatile Situations A look at what the tiniest bit of human error can do in the most delicate situations. MILITARY CENTRIC!!
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 1, 2018Topics: / Keywords:
NPR Confronting War's Invisible Injuries
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 5, 2017Topics: / /
hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: /
NPR Racism is bad for your health Across virtually every medical intervention, from the most simple medical treatments to the most complicated treatments, blacks and other minorities receive poorer-quality care than whites. African-Americans who are college-educated do more poorly in terms of health than whites who are college-educated. And these racial differences in the quality and intensity of care persist for African-Americans irrespective of the quality of insurance that they have, irrespective of their education level, irrespective of their job status, irrespective of the severity of disease.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 30, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /
USU joins opioid fight A discussion with (ret) Col Buckenmaier re: the renewed evaluation of pain management and opioid addiction in the military.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 28, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / /
NPR "Shooting Ghosts" - confronting the invisible injuries of war After Marine Sgt. Thomas ("TJ") Brennan was hit by the blast from a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan in 2010, he suffered a traumatic brain injury that left him unable to recall much of his immediate past — including, at times, the name of his own daughter...
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 4, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: /
themoth What It's All About In her brief captivating narrative, Bess Stillman explains the exhaustion, stress and depression she experienced during her residency, which provoked the question of how she could save others when she was struggling to save herself.
Contributor: Araina FordJuly 17, 2017Topics: / /
themoth What It's All About An ER resident's reflection on what really is the reason we are in medicine....
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 1, 2017Topics: / / / / /
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